MHG9259 - Hut circle - Gleann Udalain (Auchtertyre)


A hut circle in Gleann Udalain (Auchtertyre).

Type and Period (1)

  • HUT CIRCLE (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A hut circle in Gleann Udalain (Auchtertyre).

NG 8507 2910: On the east facing slope, close to a small burn and overlooking the reservoir, at a height of 175m OD are the very badly degraded remains of a circular structure built of single large boulders. The walls, for the most part one boulder thick, enclose an area 7m in diameter. <1>

285063 929083 Auchtertyre 019 MW2019: The hut circle was visited by M Wildgoose in 2018 as part of research on hut circles in Wester Ross for A Welti. No additional detail was recorded. <2>

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GIS spatial data amended in 2018 to location as shown on 2009 APs. <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NG 8506 2910 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG82NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish LOCHALSH

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